bugler6marchesOther than the regular recruitment drives that were staged during World War One, the south coast had two exceptional recruitment drives.

lest-we-forgetThe South Coast Waratahs were a group of volunteers who started their march in Nowra in 1915, recruiting volunteers along the way, till they reached Sydney.

lest-we-forgetThe Freedom March of 1918 was a recruitment drive in Kiama where volunteers used a train to reach Sydney.

lest-we-forgetThe Reenactment of the Waratah March 2015 took place in Gerringong, Kiama and Jamberoo.

 

 A local history article is available to read.

 

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